Actress / activist Alice Milano said she was "cautiously optimistic" after visiting with Senator Ted Cruz, Texas, on Tuesday to discuss gun violence.
Milan met with Cruz in his DC office with Fred Gutenberg, whose daughter was killed in the 2018 shooting in Parkland and gun control activist Ben Jackson and was broadcasting a live conversation on Facebook that went on for more than time.
Appearing on CNN, The Enchanted Star admitted that she didn't think the meeting would have happened after she and Cruz traded barbs on social media last week.
"I felt that this meeting was important, obviously, to get to the path, to have a civil discussion on the subject, to look it in the eye and say that you are on the wrong side of it," he explained Milan.
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Milano told CNN's Chris Cuomo that she believed Cruz "understood" the magnitude "of the gun's current debut grabbed amid mass shootings and noted how they ran into the subject of background checks.
" I'm cautiously optimistic that he knows the problem and I hope he's ready to do something about it? "Milano complicated." And the most important thing, I think on this issue, is that it's not even a bipartisan issue, it's a non-party issue. "
he later added that the Republican lawmaker made no promises, but agreed that there was a "serious problem" that she considered a "good first step."
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"Look, we need to talk to each other. We need to have these conversations, she continued. "They are awkward, they are awkward, we fuck, we can't find the right words, but if we all speak from the heart and lead through service ̵